A wounded Texas defense won't get much of a breather this Saturday when the Texas Longhorns open Big 12 play against Kansas State.
The Longhorns (1-2) come into the game last in the Big 12 in rushing defense, having allowed 308.7 yards a game. Stopping the rushing game from the quarterback has been especially tough, as BYU quarterback Taysom ran for 259 yards two weeks ago and Mississippi quarterback rushed for 57 in Saturday's 44-23 win.
Neither of those quarterbacks is as athletic as Kansas State sophomore Daniel Sams, who has already run for 157 yards in three games for the Wildcats (2-1).
Texas head coach Mack Brown expects a heavy dose of the running game Saturday night.
"I think anybody right now will try to run the ball against us," Brown said. "We haven't stopped it yet. We feel like we'll see a very similar game plan to what we've seen the last two weeks. We'll see option. We'll see power. We'll see quarterback runs. That's what (Kansas State head coach) Bill Snyder's b...